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Mon – Thur: 10:30 am to 6:00 pm
Fri – Sat: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
4613 N Oketo Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
708-867-7828

4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706 708-867-7828

Mon – Thur: 10:30 am to 6:00 pm | Fri – Sat: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Throwback Thursday: The Fourth Estate

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Jeffrey Archer’s The Fourth Estate was first published.

Richard Armstrong narrowly escaped Hitler’s atrocities in Eastern Europe on his courage and his wits—skills that served him well in peacetime. Having turned a …


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Throwback Thursday: Interview with the Vampire

It’s Throwback Thursday! Forty-five years ago this month, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire was first published.

The spellbinding classic that started it all from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. Here are the confessions of a vampire. Hypnotic, …


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Throwback Thursday: Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

It’s Throwback Thursday! Forty-five years ago this month, Tom Robbins’s Even Cowgirls Get the Blues was published.

The whooping crane rustlers are girls. Young girls. Cowgirls, as a matter of fact, all “bursting with dimples and hormones”—and the FBI has …


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Throwback Thursday: Midnight’s Children

It’s Throwback Thursday! Forty ago this month, Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children was published.

Saleem Sinai is born at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the very moment of India’s independence. Greeted by fireworks displays, cheering crowds, and Prime …


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Throwback Thursday: Neanderthal

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, John Darnton’s Neanderthal was published.

When a paleoanthropologist mysteriously disappears in the remote upper regions of the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan, two of his former students, once lovers and now competitors, set …


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Throwback Thursday: The Stand: The Complete & Uncut Edition

It’s Throwback Thursday! Thirty-one years ago this month, Stephen King’s complete and uncut edition of The Stand was published.

One man escapes from a biological weapon facility after an accident, carrying with him the deadly virus known as Captain Tripps, …


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Throwback Thursday: 1st to Die

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty years ago this month, 1st to Die, the first book in James Patterson’s Women’s Murder Club series was published.

Imagine a killer who thinks, “What is the worst thing anyone has ever done?”—and then goes …


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Throwback Thursday: Angle of Repose

It’s Throwback Thursday! fifty years ago this month, Wallace Stegner’s classic novel Angle of Repose was published.

Stegner’s uniquely American classic centers on Lyman Ward, a noted historian who relates a fictionalized biography of his pioneer grandparents at a time …


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Throwback Thursday: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

It’s Throwback Thursday! Fifteen years ago this month, Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love was published.

Around the time Elizabeth Gilbert turned thirty, she went through an early-onslaught of midlife crisis. She had everything an educated, ambitious American woman was supposed …


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Throwback Thursday: The Demon-Haunted World

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan was published.

How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don’t understand the difference between the myths of …


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Throwback Thursday: Infinite Jest

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest was published.

A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America set in an addicts’ halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most …


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Throwback Thursday: Intensity

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Intensity by best-selling author Dean Koontz was published.

Past midnight, Chyna Shepard, twenty-six, gazes out a moonlit window, unable to sleep on her first night in the Napa Valley home of her …


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Throwback Thursday: Into the Wild

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Jon Krakauer’s classic nonfiction book, Into the Wild was published. It was adapted into a film in 2007.

Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, Chris McCandless had roamed through the West …


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